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Cape Abilities Accounting Associate in Hyannis, Massachusetts

GENERAL SUMMARY The Accounting Associate will manage all representative payee accounts, maintain transactions for our Housing and Urban Development (HUD) property, and perform other accounting duties relating to billing and cash receipts. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Maintain ledgers for representative payee accounts for our Residential and Shared Living programs. Calculate cost of care and process monthly invoices. Maintain all benefit letters received from Social Security and Supplemental Security Income. Ensures proper maintenance of client files. Reconcile client bank account balances. Preform audits of receipts and cash on hand and review internal Financial Tracking Forms. Complete Representative Payee Reports and Request for information from Social Security. Provide monthly reports to guardians on balances and spending. Maintain ledgers for HUD properties. Prepare annual reports and re-certifications for HUD properties. Work closely with HUD billing company. Prepare and maintain all paperwork for Food Stamps. Track and record agency cash receipts. Serve as a backup for the payroll when needed. Function as a backup for Receptionist when needed. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs additional duties, as assigned. COMPETENCIES Total Quality Management: Is dedicated to providing the highest quality services which meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers; is committed to continuous improvement through empowerment and performance management; creates a learning environment leading to the most efficient and effective work processes. Adaptability: Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; inspires others to be adaptable to change. Integrity and Trust: Is respectful, truthful, and transparent; keeps confidences; takes ownership and responsibility for decisions and outcomes. Problem Solving and Judgment: Probes all useful and constructive sources to find pertinent answers; can analyze issues, identify problems and work toward appropriate solutions; collaborates with others or as part of a team; displays willingness to make decisions; makes timely decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Oral and Written Communications: Speaks clearly, appropriately and effectively with a diverse group of individuals; is an active listener and gets clarification when necessary; participates constructively in meetings; is able to write clearly and succinctly; is able to communicate clearly in a variety of settings and situations. PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum 4 years prior experience in accounting. QuickBooks experience preferred. ADP Workforce Now experience preferred. Expert knowledge of Excel and word processing. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY None. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Normal working conditions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.